Homes for Sale in Dufferin, Kamloops BC
Mount Dufferin is one of Kamloops’ up and coming neighbourhoods with easy access to shopping, schools, and everything Kamloops has to offer. It is located at the top of the river valley that Kamloops sits in, and is bounded by Kenna Cartwright Park to the North, East and West, and by Pineview Valley to the South. Being situated on a major transit line means that it is a prime neighbourhood to attract renters, or for the family that wants to have one vehicle instead of two. Homes in Mount Dufferin start at around 330,000$ while buying a lot in a new development to custom build the house of your dreams starts at about 170,000$.
Living on top of the hill in Mount Dufferin means that you will be spared the worst of the heat that Kamloops is famous for in the summer as Mount Dufferin’s elevation and the usual westerly winds will keep your home a good 4-5 degrees cooler than it would be if it were on the valley floor.
Mount Dufferin is close to some of the best shopping and entertainment facilities in Kamloops, with Aberdeen Mall, Aberdeen Village Centre, Ciniplex Odeon’s multiplex theatre, and Costco all just a few minutes’ drive away. Mount Dufferin is also a short ride on a direct bus route to Thompson Rivers University, which makes it very appealing to homeowners looking to rent out an income suite.
School Children in Mount Dufferin attend the elementary grades at Mount Dufferin Elementary school, which focuses on developing its pupils into life-long learners. Older children will attend the excellent Sahali Secondary, while parents wanting to place their children in French immersion can send them to South Sahali Elementary School.
Mount Dufferin is surrounded by Kenna Cartwright Park, which at almost 800 hectares is the largest municipal park in the province. Kenna Cartwright Park features an extensive network of gentle nature trails for hiking or cycling, and is an excellent, dog-friendly, place for the entire family to enjoy the great outdoors.
Mount Dufferin’s proximity to the interior’s highway network makes it an excellent choice for people that work in another community, or simply for those that want to be able to get out of the city and enjoy the skiing, fishing, hiking, camping, canoeing and all the other outdoor activities that the Interior has to offer.
Moving to Mount Dufferin is an excellent choice for first time home buyers with young children, for more established people further along in their careers, or for retirees looking to buy a home in a neighbourhood that’s close to shopping, close to nature and close to everything that Kamloops has to offer.